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Exceptional Designer Villa,Incredible Views, Outstanding Wines

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Ancient hilltop walled wine village of Cairanne,house is beside the battlements.

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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Cairanne house description

Our house,high on the hill of the Vieux Village of Cairanne, is ideally located for wine lovers, hikers,cyclists, foodies, historians and anyone needing a relaxing break. It is a fascinating living space contrasting ancient columns with state-of-the-art technology.

We are a 5 minute stroll down the hill to the 'new' Cairanne, where you will find the bakery/Patisserie, Cafe de la Place, newsagent, post office, doctor, excellent butcher, a well provisioned general store (La Petite Jeannette), with friendly owners Guida and Robert. Especially appealing are the two restaurants 'Le Tourne au Verre' and 'Coteaux et Fourchette'. There is a newly renovated wine co-operative(excellent wines available), and Cave Belvedere, representing most of the independent vigerons of Cairanne.

Close to both Orange and Vaison-la-Romaine and 30 minutes from Avignon, it provides easy access to the wonderful wines of Gigondas, Rasteau,Vacqueryas, and Chateauneuf du Pape as well as explorations to Arles,Aix-en-Provence,St. Remy de Provence,Les Baux,Isle-sur-la-Sorgue,Mont Ventoux and many more sights. You can enjoy the many walking trails available and explorations of Roman and Medieval monuments.

The fully renovated designer home provides 3 bedrooms, each with full ensuite bathrooms, plus a 2- piece bath on the main level. Each bathroom is tiled with Italian Travertine marble tile, contain large Italian showers and the main floor bath has a sunken tub and double sinks and sit-down make-up area.

One bedroom contains a queen bed, one with two twin beds, and the third bedroom/den/TV room has a queen-size convertible. Two bedrooms are on the second level and one bedroom on the main level.

The large,state-of-the-art kitchen contains a five burner gas cooktop,electric, convection oven, microwave/convection oven, full refrigerator,under the counter freezer, pull-up food processor, Large pantry for storage,Smeg dishwasher, kitchen island of polished concrete with breakfast bar and prep sink. A wide variety of unique cooking utensils and high quality cookware.

Living room and dining room are open to the kitchen. The living room provides comfortable love seats and chairs, seating for 6. The dining table provides comfortable seating for 6 and can extend to accommodate 8. The classic french fireplace in the living room has a wood burning high efficiency insert.

The den/TV room is on the main level. There is a 40'LED TV mounted on the wall, with a CD player, home cinema,DVD player and a large collection of DVD's and CD's. This room can be used as a bedroom, with a queen-size convertible, walk-in closet, large, luxurious bathroom, large french doors which open to a small garden and terrace,and this suite can be made totally private from the salon with the lockable,french doors.

The main level of the house opens to the private, walled courtyard where you can spend many warm evenings enjoying wonderful Provencal cuisine, fabulous Cairanne wines, and the company of your friends and family. There is a gas barbeque available for those delicious steaks purchased from the local butcher!





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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Children over 9 years are welcome....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is strictly a non smoking property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

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  • Queen size Beds (1) 160 cm wide. All linens provided, Twin or Single Beds (1) 90 cm wide. All linens provided., Sleep Sofa (1) Pull out to a queen size bed, 160 cm wide. All linens provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

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  • All bathrooms are tiled with Travertine marble tiles. The 3 main ensuite bathrooms each have a large, walk-in Italian shower,either 1 or 2 sinks,toilet, and lower bathroom has a sunken tub and sit-down make-up area.The fourth bathroom is a two-piece on the main level....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Many CD's available...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Samsung LED TV, 40' wide, flat screen, mounted on the wall with home cinema and DVD player....moreless

  • Stereo:

    This is the home cinema connected to the TV and DVD player....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many DVD's available, movies and TV series....moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Roman Theatre in Orange and Medieval chateau in Suze la Rousse visible from bedroom terraces. Ancient chapel just in front of property visible from terraces....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mont Ventoux and the Dentilles are visible from the property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Electrolux: Arthur Martin. 7kg....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets for all beds, blanket for each bed, duvet or quilt for each bed,pillows. Towels, washcloths. All tea towels and cloths for the kitchen....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 parking spots in front driveway and additional parking along the side of the house....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Three telephones available on different levels. Owners would advise guests to use their own cell phones for outgoing calls. If necessary to use land line, owners will notify of charges as soon as phone bill is received. Payment due ASAP....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Samsung: Front loading machine. Large capacity....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Live Box(Orange). Connection details will be available at the property....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Classic stone french fireplace with curved glass faced high efficiency insert....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All high quality pots and pans. Jamie Oliver skillets and pots. Le Creuset pots of varying sizes. Pizza pans,tart pans,cake pans of varying sizes,casseroles,many additional cooking utensils for gourmet cooking. Owner is a retired cooking teacher....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Smeg: Full size,very quiet. Can be programmed to run during the night....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen with polished,concrete island which has a breakfast bar,gas cooktop and prep sink. Additional full sink behind cooktop. Smeg five burner gas cooktop. Special wok burner. Scholtes built-in convection oven. Freezer,Hotpoint Ariston,built-in under counter. Espresso Maker-automatic,Delonghi Magnifica. Uses fresh ground beans....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Hitachi: Convection/microwave...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Electrolux: full refrigerator, very large capacity, large crisper at the bottom....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Two terraces off upper bedrooms.Both provide spectacular views. One long terrace which services both bedrooms. This terrace has a table with seating for 6, plus lounge chairs and coffee table. The second, private terrace off the master bedroom has coffee table and 4 lounge chairs....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large, private, outdoor, walled courtyard. Large table, seating for 8. Lounge chairs for sunning. Gas BBQ. Beautiful gardens and planters....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$1600/week or 1200 euros/week,$2800 or 2000 euros/2 weeks.
$3800 or 3000 euros/3 weeks, $4800 or 3800 euros/month.
Rental from Sat. to Sat. One week min stay.
Rent includes final cleaning,and laundry. Extra cleaning or laundry not included.
30% deposit required to confirm a booking.Balance due 45 days before arrival.
$400 or 300 euro refundable security deposit required with final payment.
Security deposit refunded within 10 days of departure,if all is in order.
Signed booking contract will be required.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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Location

Our area has many cultural activities available." Music in the Vines"- Classical music concerts are presented May until September at varying locations in and around Cairanne. "Jazz in the Vines"- classical and modern jazz concerts are presented from April through to November at various wineries in Cairanne, accompanied by wine tastings. "Bien Boire-Boire Bien" are special wine tastings, featuring various wine producers from Cairanne. They are held the last Saturday of each month, from April to November, at various wineries in Cairanne, from 11:00AM to 1:00PM. Liste concerts held in Uchaux at Domaine St. Esteve in July. Marvellous classical music concerts held July & August in Saint Paul Trois Chateaux and Suze la Rousse. Jazz concerts and Dance theatre presented in Vaison la Romaine.

Calendars for all these events available at our house and Tourist Bureau.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Peter & Margaret Pigeon are Canadians who are retired teachers from Ontario. We purchased our first property in France in 1990, in the Gard in Cavillargues. We purchased this property, in Cairanne , in 2005 and have been renovating for the last 5 years. We have been living in France, full time, for the last 7 1/2 years. Peter does all the designing and renovating himself.

Why the Owner Chose Cairanne:
The Vaucluse is a very lush, well kept, refined area, with spectacular views, fabulous wines, and many cultural events and historical features. Cairanne is a small, friendly village, providing many amenities and a very special living environment.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the area, the people, and have become acquainted with many of the locals and are highly involved in the life and community here.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • Ancient hilltop walled wine village of Cairanne,house is beside the battlements.

    Ancient hilltop walled wine village of Cairanne,house is beside the battlements.

  • Beautiful private inner courtyard, table , BBQ, lounges,and gardens.

    Beautiful private inner courtyard, table , BBQ, lounges,and gardens.

  • One of three bedroom with ensuite bathrooms, stone floors, spectacular views!

    One of three bedroom with ensuite bathrooms, stone floors, spectacular views!

  • Lower bathroom with sunken tub, Italian shower, double sinks and make-up area.

    Lower bathroom with sunken tub, Italian shower, double sinks and make-up area.

  • Living room with classic french fireplace.

    Living room with classic french fireplace.

  • 2-piece bath on main level with stone sink.

    2-piece bath on main level with stone sink.

  • Exterior view of front of  house,
showing stone arches around the 
property.

    Exterior view of front of house, showing stone arches around the property.

  • Front walkway and gardens.

    Front walkway and gardens.

  • View across front of our house, toward old portal & chapel.

    View across front of our house, toward old portal & chapel.

  • Dining room, polished concrete island stove & prep sink, and modern kitchen.

    Dining room, polished concrete island stove & prep sink, and modern kitchen.

  • Bedroom terrace, views of vineyards, the Theatre in Orange & mediaeval castles.

    Bedroom terrace, views of vineyards, the Theatre in Orange & mediaeval castles.

  • TV/den/3rd bedroom on main level with luxurious ensuite bath,private terrace.

    TV/den/3rd bedroom on main level with luxurious ensuite bath,private terrace.

  • Master Bedroom with ensuite bath and terraces.

    Master Bedroom with ensuite bath and terraces.

  • Kitchen island,gas cooktop, prep sink,
overhead vent.

    Kitchen island,gas cooktop, prep sink, overhead vent.

  • Kitchen,built-in oven and microwave,full refrigerator, polished concrete island.

    Kitchen,built-in oven and microwave,full refrigerator, polished concrete island.

  • Ensuite bath for master bedroom,Italian shower,marble tile.

    Ensuite bath for master bedroom,Italian shower,marble tile.

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
  • Calendar last updated: 02/27/2015
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